Confirmation of Comet Discoveries

Milos Tichy, Jana Ticha, and Michal Kocer
Klet' Observatory, Zatkovo nabrezi 4
CZ-370 01 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
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The majority of new ground-based discoveries of comets comes from large surveys. The first step of exploration of newly discovered cometary bodies consists of detection of their cometary features and confirmatory astrometric observations. A timely recognition of cometary features of a particular body having an unusual orbit can help in planning further research.

keywords (comet, discovery, confirmation, coma, tail)

Oral presentation, IWCA III (The third International Workshop on Cometary Astronomy)
International Comet Quarterly, Vol. 27, No. 2, April 2005, pp.87-92

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